Glan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to 2010 census, it has a population of 106,518 people.
Glan is located on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the north by Davao del Sur, and on the south by the Celebes Sea. It is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of copra. Aquaculture is the second biggest income earner, notably milkfish and shrimps culture. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, mangoes, pork, eggs, beef, and fish.
The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport. It has also benefited from its political role as the seat of the provincial government.
As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 56,881 voters.
Glan is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.
- Big Margus
- E. Alegado
- Glan Padidu
- New Aklan
- Rio Del Pilar
- San Jose
- San Vicente
- Small Margus
|Population census of Glan
|Source: National Statistics Office
The Manila Times
Sun, 10 May 2015 09:28:14 -0700
GLAN, Sarangani (MindaNews/10 May) — Triathlete-lawyer Ingemar Macarine knocked out boxing icon Manny Pacquiao's province by setting a personal record as the first man to have crossed Sarangani Bay on Sunday. The 38-year old Macarine, dubbed ...
Thu, 14 May 2015 07:48:45 -0700
The festivities will run from 15 to 17 May in the municipality of Glan, Sarangani. Smart is sponsoring various activities during the three-day festival, including the Talk 'N Text Day on the 15 May, the Swim-Bike-Run for the Environment triathlon event ...
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700
World-ranked Filipino Jether "The General" Oliva scaled-in at 111 lbs while his experienced opponent Jemmy "Boom Boom" Gobel of Indonesia made 113 lbs ahead of their battle for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific 112 lbs title @ Glan ...
ABS CBN News
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:03:45 -0800
MANILA, Philippines – The mayor of the town of Glan, Sarangani lashed out at former senator Rene Saguisag for making critical comments of Sarangani Representative and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. In a letter published on Inquirer.net, Saguisag ...
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:08:22 -0700
Alternatively, bangkas (outrigger canoes) that can carry up to four passengers may be chartered to Mabila from Barangay Margus or Gumasa Beach in Glan, Sarangani Province, located one to two hours away from General Santos. Boat trips are P 1,300 ...
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:52:30 -0700
Manny Pacquiao serves as the guest of honor during the "Balikbayan Night" in Isla Jardin Del Mar, Barangay Gumasa, Glan, Sarangani. (Left to Right - Glan mayor Victor James Yap, Manny Pacquiao & Sarangani Gov. Steve Chiongbian-Solon) Photo by ...
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 23:33:52 -0800
The agreement also outlines the legislator's P5-million donation, which will be used to partially fund 195 houses for families in Glan, Sarangani. The families — mostly composed of fishermen households and sari-sari store vendors — will be living in ...
Philippine Information Agency
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:15:00 -0700
GLAN, Sarangani, March 9 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Glan is forging partnership with the academe, civic society and local businesses for its year-round advocacy of zero-fire incident in the area. SInsp. Leilani Bangelis, municipal ...
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